83 episodes

Each week, BFFs and cultural critics Brittany and Eric deconstruct the nerdier side of pop culture. Joined by a rotating cast of artists, thinkers, and innovators, For Colored Nerds peels back the layers of Black culture we rarely discuss in mixed company.

For Colored Nerds Brittany Luse, Eric Eddings, and Stitcher

    • Society & Culture

Each week, BFFs and cultural critics Brittany and Eric deconstruct the nerdier side of pop culture. Joined by a rotating cast of artists, thinkers, and innovators, For Colored Nerds peels back the layers of Black culture we rarely discuss in mixed company.

    Started from the Top with Vallery Lomas

    Started from the Top with Vallery Lomas

    Former lawyer Vallery Lomas turned to baking on a whim, but quickly shot to the top when she became the first Black winner of The Great American Baking Show. But in a strange twist of fate, her season never aired on TV. Vallery chats with Brittany and Eric about her subsequent bounce back and resulting cookbook -- Life Is What You Bake It.

    • 48 min
    Internet Goon with Jason Parham

    Internet Goon with Jason Parham

    Writer Jason Parham -- our first ever repeat guest -- chats with Brittany and Eric about the distinct way he covers digital life, the ways Black creators are holding platforms accountable, and the radical heart of TikTok and OnlyFans.

    • 51 min
    SNEAK PEEK: Back Issue

    SNEAK PEEK: Back Issue

    Today we share a special clip of Back Issue, a podcast about pop culture and nostalgia from friends and co-hosts Tracy Clayton and Josh Gwynn.

    • 6 min
    Intentions

    Intentions

    Happy New Year! Today, Brittany and Eric share their intentions (not resolutions!) for 2022, and how they've grown over time.

    • 47 min
    The Newlywed Game with Back Issue

    The Newlywed Game with Back Issue

    Before the year ends, Brittany and Eric welcome another dynamic duo: Tracy Clayton and Josh Gwynn, hosts of the Back Issue podcast. They get into the ins and outs of co-host life, make a case for how pop culture can be a balm for all of us in these times, and also test how well they really know each other.

    • 45 min
    Lifetime's Black Christmas

    Lifetime's Black Christmas

    The holiday movie genre is loved by many (especially Brittany), even though its films are known to be about as diverse as La La Land and often have white conservative Christian undertones to the storytelling. But lately, Lifetime's holiday slate has featured Black, queer, disabled, and Asian leads, bucking the usual trend. Today, Brittany and Eric examine some of the network's holiday offerings and get insight on the uptick in inclusive films from Lifetime's VP of Scripted Content.

    • 49 min

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